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For too many people, the idea of changing or improving their health seems out of reach. We get used to hearing that Oklahoma is at the bottom for health rankings, and changing that seems untenable. At TSET, our proven programs and grants work to remove barriers and create and support environments that make it easier to make those shifts toward a healthier lifestyle.

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 24, 2019) – The 13th Annual Southern Obesity Summit is coming to Oklahoma City October 28- 30, 2019. The Southern Obesity Summit (SOS) is the largest regional obesity prevention event in the United States, drawing hundreds of participants from 16 southern states.

Cottonwood OK (April 18, 2019) – Cottonwood Public School was honored on Thursday for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for Schools.

To receive the $8,000 incentive grant, Cottonwood Public School put a variety of policies and strategies in place to promote health and wellness for students and staff. The district will be using the grant funds for a walking track for school and community use. 

Moyers, OK (April 17, 2019) – Moyers Public Schools was honored on Wednesday for their efforts to improve health through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) Healthy Incentive Program for Schools.

To receive the $15,000 incentive grant, Moyers Public Schools put a variety of policies and strategies in place to promote health and wellness for students and staff. The district will be using the grant funds to install a walking track for school and community use, make playground improvements and plan to purchase an automatic external defibrillator (AED) for the gym.

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Whitney Dinger, Public Information and Outreach Specialist

Whitney Dinger
Public Information Officer
405-521-4959
whitneyd@tset.ok.gov